Vancosala

Vancosala

vancomycin

Manufacturer:

Laboratorio Reig Jofre

Distributor:

Rammawaddy
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Vancomycin HCl
Indications/Uses
Infections caused by Staphylococci eg, bone & soft tissue infections, pneumonia, septicaemia. Prevention of infections during operations or dental procedures. May be given as drinkable soln in severe diarrhoea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult IV 500 mg every 6 hr or 1,000 mg every 12 hr. PO 500 mg daily in divided doses for 7-10 days. Max oral dose: 2 g/day. Childn IV 10 mg/kg every 6 hr. PO 40 mg/kg daily divided into 3 or 4 doses for 7-10 days. Max oral dose: 2 g/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May mix flavoring syrup to soln to improve taste.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Allergic reaction to other antibiotic. Difficulty in hearing. Kidney trouble.
Special Precautions
General anaesth. Concomitant use w/ other antibiotics that affect kidneys eg, amphotericin B, aminoglycosides, bacitracin, polymyxin B, colistin, viomycin or cisplatin. Monitor blood count, kidney & hearing. Kidney & liver problems. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Severe allergic reaction; kidney troubles; hearing difficulty; low blood cell count; feeling sick.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use w/ any other antibiotics.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01XA01 - vancomycin ; Belongs to the class of glycopeptide antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Vancosala powd for soln for inj 1000 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Vancosala powd for soln for inj 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
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